Excellent Reputation

It’s important to work with a funeral home that has a longstanding reputation for excellent service. The staff and owners of Champion Funeral Home are your friends and neighbors, and our goal is to provide sensitive and caring assistance during life’s most difficult times and create meaningful celebrations that honor your loved ones.

National Support Groups

National Support Groups AARP Grief and Loss Programs 601 E. Street, NW Washington, DC 20049 AIDS United 1424 K Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, DC 20005 (202) 408-4848 AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services (ACCESS) 2443 Fillmore St. #226 San Francisco, CA 94115 info@accesshelp.org (877) 227-6435 Alive Alone [For bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased] 11115 Dull Robinson Road Van Wert, OH 45891 alivalon@bright.net Alliance of Grandparents, A Support in Tragedy [Helping grandparents through the trauma, stress and grief after the loss of a grandchild] info@missfoundation.org ALS Association [Research, advocacy & support for families dealing with Lou Gehrig’s Disease] 1275 K Street NW Suite 250 Washington, DC 20005 (800) 782-4747 Alzheimer's Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17 Chicago, IL 60601 (800) 272-3900 info@alz.org American Association of Suicidology 5221 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20015 (202) 237-2280 American Cancer Society 250 Williams Street NW Atlanta, Georgia, 30303 (800) 227-2345 American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) American Foundation for AIDS Research 120 Wall St. New York, NY 10005 (212) 806-1600 information@amfar.org American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 (800) 242-8721 American Hospice Foundation [Organization closed, but library of resources still available on website] American Kidney Fund 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300 Rockville, MD 20852 (800) 638-8299 American Liver Foundation 39 Broadway, Suite 2700 New York, NY 10006 (800) 465-4837 American Lung Association 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150 Chicago, IL 60601 (800) LUNG-USA (548-8252) info@lung.org American SIDS Institute 528 Raven Way Naples, Florida 34110 (239) 431-5425 American Stroke Association 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 (888) 478-7653 Association for Death Education and Counseling One Parkview Plaza, Suite 800 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 (847) 686-2240 Backstoppers [Financial assistance & support for spouses & dependent children of first-responders in their coverage area who lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their duty] 10411 Clayton Rd, Suite A5 St. Louis, MO 63131-2928 (866) 539-0521 backstoppers@backstoppers.org Bereaved Parents of the USA P.O. Box 622 St. Peters, MO 63376 (501) 920-4852 Gundersen Health System\RTS Bereavement Services Grief FAQs 1900 South Ave. La Crosse, WI 54601 (800) 362-9567 Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance 8323 Southwest Freeway, Suite 435 Houston, Texas 77074 (713) 270-4700 Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB) Inc. P.O. Box 91377 Anchorage, AK 99509 (907) 222-5321 climb@climb-support.org The Compassionate Friends [Supporting family after a child dies] P.O. Box 3696 Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696 (630) 990-0010 Nationaloffice@compassionatefriends.org C.O.P.S. - Concerns of Police Survivors P.O. Box 3199 Camdenton, MO 65020 (573) 346-4911 cops@nationalcops.org Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 6931 Arlington Road 2nd floor Bethesda, MD 20814 (800) 344-4823 info@cff.org The Dougy Center, The National Center for Grieving Children & Families PO Box 86852 Portland, Oregon 97286 (866) 775-5683 help@dougy.org Fernside, Supporting Children & Families through Grief 4360 Cooper Road, Suite 100 Cincinnati, Ohio 45242 (513) 246-9140 First Candle, Helping Babies Survive & Thrive [Support for families who have lost a baby to SIDS, stillbirth & other sudden, unexpected infant deaths (SUID)] 9 Newport Drive, Suite 200 Forest Hill, MD 21050 (800) 221-7437 info@firstcandle.org Funeral Service Educational Foundation 13625 Bishop's Drive Brookfield, WI 53005 (877) 402-5900 info@funeralservicefoundation.org GriefWorks [Bereavement resource] 28700 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44092-2527 (253) 333-9420 Grief Digest Magazine 7230 Maple Street Omaha, NE 68134 (866) 218-0101 Hospice Foundation of America 1710 Rhode Island Ave, NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 (800) 854-3402 In Loving Memory Conference [For bereaved parents who are now childless] 1416 Green Run Lane Reston, VA 20090 (703) 435-0608 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310 White Plains, NY 10605 (914) 949-5213 The Living Bank [Raising awareness of the critical need for organ transplant donors] Box 6725 Houston, TX 77265 (800) 528-2971 Make-A-Wish Foundation of America [Grant the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions] 4742 N. 24th St., Suite 400 Phoenix, AZ 85016 (800) 722-9474 March of Dimes [Preventing birth defects and infant mortality] 1275 Marnaroneck Ave. White Plains, NY 10605 (800) 453-3816 MISS Foundation - A Community of Compassion and Hope for Grieving Families [Providing counseling, advocacy, research, and education services to families experiencing the death of a child] MISS Foundation P.O. Box 9195 Austin TX 78766 (888) 455-MISS (6477) info@missfoundation.org Mothers Against Drunk Driving Victim Assistance Program 511 E. John Carpenter Freeway Suite 700 Irving, TX 75062 (877) 623-4357 [24-hour victim help line] (877) 275-6233 Muscular Dystrophy Association 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500 Chicago, Illinois 60606 (800) 572-1717 mda@mdausa.org National Catholic Ministry to the Bereaved [Facebook group] (314) 638-2638 National Donor Family Council c/o National Kidney Foundation [List of books for grieving families and caregivers] 30 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016 (800) 622-9010 National Hospice Organization 1731 King Street Alexandria, Virginia 22314 (703) 837-1500 (800) 646-6460 nhpco_info@nhpco.org National Suicide Prevention Lifeline [24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress] (800) 273-TALK (8255) National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. (POMC) 4960 Ridge Avenue, Suite # 2 Cincinnati, Ohio 45209 (888) 818-7662 natlpomc@pomc.org The Salvation Army 615 Slaters Lane PO Box 269 Alexandria, VA 22313 SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support, Inc. [For families who have experienced the death of a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death] St. Joseph's Health Center 300 1st Capitol Dr. St. Charles, MO 63001 (800) 821-6819 share@nationalshareoffice.com Wyoming Contact: Tina Dickey 2612 Lodahl Avenue Gillette, WY 82718 (307) 686-8184 Society of Military Widows 5535 Hempstead Way Springfield, VA 22151 (703) 750-1342 Sudden Unexplained Death In Childhood (SUDC) Foundation 549 Pompton Avenue, Suite 197 Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 (800) 620-SUDC (7832) info@sudc.org TBI/Tissue Banks International 815 Parks Ave. Baltimore, MD 21201 (800) 756-4824 Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Inc. (TAPS) 3033 Wilson Blvd. Suite 630 Arlington, VA 22201 (800) 959-TAPS (8277) (202) 588-8277 info@taps.org United Cerebral Palsy 1825 K Street NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20006 (202) 776-04006 (800) 872-5827 Wings of Lights Inc. [A united voice for those whose lives have been touched by aircraft accidents] 16845 N. 29th Ave., Ste 1 Phoenix, AZ 85053 (800) 613-8531 (307)